Teens frequently exposed to movies featuring liquor consumption were apparently twice as likely to have alcohol-related problems in real life.
The study also revealed that while most teens understand the risks of texting while driving, they are less aware of other distractions, like eating and drinking in the car.
Some say that this generation of teens is having a greater struggle than previous generations because of increased exposure to adult issues.
He was shot Thursday afternoon inside the third floor of his friend’s Kensington house.
Many pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job – but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.
A new survey finds that for the first time Facebook use is declining among teens. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, a large number of kids ages 13 to 17 are dropping off the social media site.
The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.
Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.
Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.
Four teenagers were arrested in Wilmington after police they say three of them tried to use a paintball gun to rob several people.
New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.
A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.
It’s a sign of the times, stories of sexual misbehavior by seemingly a whole generation of young people. The good news is, say two local researchers, that it’s largely not true.
Teenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends.